Heading off the trail
Bushwhacking is the fun adventure of going off the designated hiking trail and venturing into the unknown in nature. There are no trails because you are diving head first into uncharted territory. There is a certain thrill in bushwhacking because you are alone against nature itself, there are no rules and you are at the mercies of finding your own path. It can be fun and playfully entertaining to take part in, but also dangerous and treacherous if you aren't careful.
Wired into who we are
We as human beings have always been called to nature. We love it and enjoy it, and find rest and peace when taking part in outdoor activities. Bushwhacking plays upon this deep desire for the outdoors furt
Fun things to discover
There have been waterfalls just discovered here in Colorado in the last year or two and people hiked right by them all the time because it was off the trail. You could bushwhack off the trail and find your own waterfall or landmark and name it after yourself! You can also find animal tracks, see animals you normally wouldn't because they stay away from trails
When diving into mother nature head on and trekking where no man has gone before, there is a very healthy impact on our bodies and minds. It's a very renewing process in our thoughts to be somewhere nobody else has been and seeing all that nature has to offer. I can't tell you how fulfilling it is to sit in a place that probably nobody has experienced and just taking it all in. This really gives me a rejuvenating feeling and allows me to shut my eyes and see it with my mind. The body responds well to the lack of stress and almost cleanses your whole being. It's almost too hard to put into words, but when you bushwhack off to the unknown and find new and interesting things you can't help but feel fantastic and enjoy what nature has to offer. If you live in an area that doesn't have a lot of trees, hiking trails, and mountains to explore then find something new in your area that could prove to be interesting, even if you have to travel a distance to get there. Go out and experience nature like never before! Find a forest somewhere in your area and jump off the beaten path and see something new that people probably have never experienced before.